Lack of COVID-19 insurance may hamper schools

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July 7, 2020

By Rudy Diaz, Blue Mountain Eagle

As planning continues for school districts around the state on how to best conduct the new school year for their students and staff, insurance was a part of a recent discussion by state Rep. Mark Owens, R-Crane, and Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale.

As of June 30, PACE insurance, which covers a majority of school districts in Oregon, will no longer provide liability insurance for schools against lawsuits related to COVID-19.

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